News From Terre Haute, Indiana

October 10, 2009

Valley Datebook: Oct. 11, 2009


Today

Parke County

n Covered Bridge Festival activities, antique tractor and engine show, coon holler kids, 1 p.m.; gospel sing, 2 p.m.; canal tours, hog roast and bean dinner, Montezuma, (765) 592-0829.

Sullivan County

n Antique Machinery Show, tri-county tractor pull, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sullivan, (812) 268-5537.

Vigo County

n Spirit of Terre Haute train, weather permitting, runs 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Deming Park, for tickets, (812) 232-0147.

n Old Fashioned Day, featuring music, quilts, herbs, antiques, classic cars and more, noon to 5 p.m., Collett Park, (812) 232-2727.

n Walk to Remember, presented by Union Hospital, registration begins, 1 p.m., Ozok Shelter, Deming Park, (812) 238-4978.

n Nightmare on Ash Street, haunted house, $5, 7 to 11 p.m., 1443 Ash St.

Monday

Clay County

n Fund-raising breakfast, 7 to 10 a.m., and lunch, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., through Friday, Cunot Community Center, Poland, (765) 795-3461.

n Clay County Genealogical Library open 1 to 4 p.m. today, Wednesday and Saturday, Center Point.

Crawford County, Ill.

n Free math, english, science and history tutoring, secondary school students only, 3:30 to 7:30 p.m., Learning Skills Center, Lincoln Trail College, Robinson, Ill., (618) 544-8657, ext. 1136.

Vigo County

n Disabled American Veterans van transport to Indianapolis VA Hospital, leaves 6 a.m., from Denny’s Restaurant, 233 S. Third St.; call Veteran’s Assistance Center, Vigo County Annex, (812) 462-3261.

n Disabled American Veteran van transport to Danville, Ill., medical facility, leaves promptly at 8 a.m. from Denny’s Restaurant, 233 S. Third St.; call Veteran’s Assistance Center, Vigo County Annex, (812) 462-3261.

n Free Vigo County School Corp. adult GED classes daily through Friday, times vary, Chauncey Rose Adult Education Center, 1275 Third Ave., (812) 462-4479 or 462-4070.

n Free blood pressure, blood glucose screenings, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Minority Health Coalition Inc., 1101 S. 13th St., (812) 234-8713.

n English as a Second Language classes, 12:30 to 3:30 p.m., mobile unit, Chauncey Rose Center, 1275 Third Ave., (812) 462-4070.

Tuesday

Clark County, Ill.

n English as a Second Language, 5:30 to 7 p.m., Marshall Public Library, 612 Archer Ave., Marshall, Ill., (217) 826-2535.

Crawford County, Ill.

n Free math, english, science and history tutoring, secondary school students only, 3:30 to 7:30 p.m., Learning Skills Center, Lincoln Trail College, Robinson, Ill., (618) 544-8657, ext. 1136.

Parke County

n Games for kids, bring friends and play games, 3:30 to 5 p.m., Rockville Public Library, 106 N. Market St. Staff instruction available, (765) 569-5544.

Vigo County

n Torner Community Center, ceramics, 9:30 a.m., and pottery, 6 p.m., Deming Park, (812) 232-0147.

n SHIP Assistance, Senior Health Insurance Information Program, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Union Hospital Lobby. To make appointment call (812) 238-7000, ext. 5325.

n Complimentary car seat check, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., AAA Hoosier Motor Club, 1400 S. Third St., (812) 232-2338.

n League for Animal Welfare Inc., fundraising flea market, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., 1627 Poplar St.

n Farmer’s Market featuring local produce including fruits and vegetables, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., today-Saturday, 10 1/2 and Poplar streets.

n Calvary Full Gospel Church, free soup kitchen, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., 8944 Wabash Ave.

n St. Ann’s Clinic, medical treatment for people at poverty level with no insurance, 1 to 4 p.m., 1436 Locust St. No appointment necessary.

n Making Tracks to Storytime, ages 3 to 5, 1:30 to 2 p.m., Vigo County Public Library, Seventh and Poplar streets, (812) 232-1113.

n Board of Public Works and Safety meets, 2 p.m., conference room, first floor, City Hall, (812) 232-4767.

n Math and Science homework provided by Rose-Hulman students, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Vigo County Public Library, main branch, Seventh and Poplar streets, (812) 232-1113, ext. 284.

n Community Bible Study presented by Celestial Christian Church, praise and worship and prayer, 6:30 p.m. with bible study at 7, Vigo County Public Library, Seventh and Poplar streets, visit www.celestialchristianchurch.org or call (812) 917-4410.

n English as a Second Language classes, 6 to 8:30 p.m., South Vigo High School, 3737 S. Seventh St., room 157, (812) 462-4070.

n Euchre, 7:30 p.m., Riley American Legion Post 328, Riley.

Wednesday

Clark County, Ill.

n Library Board meeting, 6 p.m., Marshall Public Library, 612 Archer Ave., Marshall, Ill., (217) 826-2535.

Crawford County

n Free math, english, science and history tutoring, secondary school students only, 3:30 to 7:30 p.m., Learning Skills Center, Lincoln Trail College, Robinson, Ill., (618) 544-8657, ext. 1136.

Vermillion County

n Clinton Redevelopment Commission meets, 5:30 p.m., Clinton City Council Chambers.

Vigo County

n Disabled American Veterans van transport to Indianapolis VA Hospital, leaves 6 a.m., from Denny’s Restaurant, 233 S. Third St.; call Veteran’s Assistance Center, Vigo County Annex, (812) 462-3261.

n Disabled American Veteran van transport to Danville, Ill., medical facility, leaves promptly at 8 a.m. from Denny’s Restaurant, 233 S. Third St.; call Veteran’s Assistance Center, Vigo County Annex, (812) 462-3261.

n Doc in a Box, featuring Dr. Enrico Garcia MD, Vigo County Health Commissioner, 8 a.m., tune to station 93.9 FM, (812) 917-4970.

n Making Tracks to Storytime, ages 3 to 5, 10 to 10:30 a.m., Vigo County Public Library, Seventh and Poplar Streets, (812) 232-1113.

n Wee Read storytime, ages 2 and under, 10 to 10:30 a.m. ages 2 to 3, 11 to 11:30 a.m. main library, Vigo County Public Library, Seventh and Poplar streets, (812) 232-1113.

n SHIP Assistance, Senior Health Insurance Information Program, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Union Hospital Lobby. To make appointment call (812) 238-7000, ext. 5325.

n Poverty and Medical Care, campus and community luncheon series, noon to 1 p.m., United Campus Ministries, 321 N. Seventh St., (812) 232-0186.

n English as a Second Language classes, 12:30 to 3:30 p.m., mobile unit, Chauncey Rose Center, 1275 Third Ave., (812) 462-4070.

n St. Ann’s Clinic, medical treatment for people at poverty level with no insurance, 1 to 4 p.m., 1436 Locust St. No appointment necessary.

n Weekly Wednesday Farm Market, 3 to 6 p.m., Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, visit www.WhiteVio

let.org or call (812) 535-2933.

n Terre Haute Parks and Recreation Board meets, 4:30 p.m. Toner Community Center, Deming Park.

n How To basic home repair class, Electrical, free event, 6 to 8 p.m., West Vigo Community Center, 127 W. Johnson Ave., West Terre Haute, (812) 533-2307.

n Play, “The Sandwalk,” part of ISU department of biology’s celebration of 150th anniversary of Darwin’s book, “The Origin of Species,” free show, 7 p.m., University Hall Theatre, ISU campus.

Thursday

Crawford County, Ill.

n Free math, english, science and history tutoring, secondary school students only, 3:30 to 7:30 p.m., Learning Skills Center, Lincoln Trail College, Robinson, Ill., (618) 544-8657, ext. 1136.

Parke County

n Games for adults, bring friends and play games, 1 to 3 p.m., Rockville Public Library, 106 N. Market St. Rockville. Staff instruction available, (765) 569-5544.n Friends of Turkey Run and Shades state parks meet, 7 p.m., Wagon Wheel room, Turkey Run Inn, Marshall, Ind.; www.geoci

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Vigo County

n Disabled American Veterans van transport to Indianapolis VA Hospital, leaves 6 a.m., from Denny’s Restaurant, 233 S. Third St.; call Veteran’s Assistance Center, Vigo County Annex, (812) 462-3261.

n SHIP Assistance, Senior Health Insurance Information Program, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Union Hospital Lobby. To make appointment call (812) 238-7000, ext. 5325.

n Free blood pressure, blood glucose screenings, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Minority Health Coalition Inc., 1101 S. 13th St., (812) 234-8713.

n Synapse ADA Computer Station Workshop, 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Vigo County Public Library, Seventh and Poplar streets, (812) 232-1113.

n Book Cart Sale, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Vigo County Public Library, Seventh and Poplar streets, (812) 232-1113.

n Haunted Backroads, brown bag program featuring author, Nicole Kobrowski, discussing ghosts in Indiana, 12:10 to 12:50 p.m., Vigo County Public Library, Seventh and Poplar streets, (812) 232-1113.

n Tree Advisory Board meets, 2 to 3 p.m., Terre Haute mayor’s conference room, third floor, city hall.

n English as a Second Language classes, 6 to 8:30 p.m., South Vigo High School, 3737 S. Seventh St., room 157, (812) 462-4070.

n Fall reception and raffle, $50, featuring new pilot exhibit, live music, cash bar and hors d’oeuvres, 6 to 9 p.m., Holocaust Museum and Education Center, (812) 234-7881.

Friday

Clay County, Ill.

n Jonah fish fry, presented by R.E.I.N. Center Coalition, 4 to 7:30 p.m., orange building, Goshorn Memorial Park.

n Xplosion of Horrors Haunted House/Hayride, $7 for the haunted house, $4 for the hayride, proceeds to benefit local Vigo County girls softball teams, 7 p.m., large building across from York Chevrolet on U.S. 40 just west of Brazil, (765) 721-4016 or (812) 236-4991.

Parke County

n Covered Bridge Festival activities, canal tours, hog roast and bean dinner, Montezuma, (765) 592-0829.

Greene County

n Program 20/20 Night, ages 13 to 19, no admission fee, 6 to 9 p.m., Jasonville Assembly of God, 339 W. Main St., Jasonville, (812) 798-7122.

Parke County

n Storytime, ages 0 to 5, 10 to 10 :30 a.m., Rockville Public Library, 106 N. Market St., (765) 569-5544.

Vermillion County

n Fish dinner, 4:30 to 8:30 p.m., Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6653, 339 N. Ninth St., Clinton. Carry-out available.

Vigo County

n Disabled American Veterans van transport to Indianapolis VA Hospital, leaves 6 a.m., from Denny’s Restaurant, 233 S. Third St.; call Veteran’s Assistance Center, Vigo County Annex, (812) 462-3261.

n League for Animal Welfare Inc., fundraising flea market, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., 1627 Poplar St.

n Vigo County School Corporation cookout for charity event, $5, 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., parking lot, 686 Wabash Ave., (812) 462-4011.

n English as a Second Language classes, 12:30 to 3:30 p.m., mobile unit, Chauncey Rose Center, 1275 Third Ave., (812) 462-4070.

n Singles Mix and Mingle, for singles 50 plus, 6 to 8 p.m., Apple Club, Holiday Inn, 3300 U.S. Highway 41 South, (812) 232-3245.

n Blood drive, donors receive free VIP upgrade to Shadow Asylum, $7, 7 to 11 p.m., Shadow Asylum haunted house, 949 N. 10th St.

n A Haunting on Boston, $7, 7 p.m. to midnight, 1801 Boston Ave.

n Haunted Halloween Happenings, haunted train and hay rides, weather permitting, 7:30 to 10:30 p.m., Deming Park, for tickets, (812) 232-0147.

Saturday

Clark County, Ill.

n Saturday storytime, 10:30 a.m., Marshall Public Library, 612 Archer Ave., Marshall, Ill., (217) 826-2535.

n Introduction to Computers II, 1 p.m., Marshall Public Library, 612 Archer Ave., Marshall, Ill. (217) 826-2535.

Crawford County, Ill.

n Back to school basket binga, presented by Oblong Sports Boosters, $15, 5 p.m., Oblong Elementary School, gym, (618) 592-4101 or (618) 592-4103.

Clay County

n O.E.S. Turkey dinner, $8 adults, $4 children, 4 to 8 p.m., Bowling Green Community Center.

n Xplosion of Horrors Haunted House/Hayride, $7 for the haunted house, $4 for the hayride, proceeds to benefit local Vigo County girls softball teams, 7 p.m., large building across from York Chevrolet on U.S. 40 just west of Brazil, (765) 721-4016 or (812) 236-4991.

Edgar County, Ill.

n Friends of Paris Community Hospital “clearance sale” of past hospital gala props, scenery, centerpieces, office furniture, 9 to 11 a.m., north garage, hospital grounds, Paris, Ill.

Greene County

n Health fair, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Center Township Fire Department, Highway 54, Bloomfield, (812) 825-2799.

Parke County

n Covered Bridge Festival activities, coon holler adults, 1 p.m.; car, truck and motorcycle show, 2 p.m.; canal tours, hog roast and bean dinner, Montezuma, (765) 592-0829.

Vigo County

n Food drive, presented by Sacred Heart of Jesus, St. Benedict and St. Ann Churches, bags will be left on doors for non-perishable food donations and collected Sunday.

n Downtown Farmers Market, fresh fruits and vegetables, organic meats and eggs, live plants and herbs, alpaca fleece, 8 a.m. to noon, Clabber Girl parking lot, Ninth and Cherry streets.

n Terre Haute Police Department Hot Pursuit 5k run/walk, 7 to 8 a.m., World Gospel Church, 900 Gardendale Rd., (812) 239-0565.

n Walk Now For Autism, registration begins, 9 a.m., Wabash Valley Fairgrounds; for more information visit terrehaute@autisms

peaks.org or call 1-866-500-6227.

n The Creation of Jack-O-Lantern, featuring local artist Kenny Vermillion, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., The Apple House, 2711 S. Third St.

n Kid’s art class, noon to 2 p.m., Torner Center, Deming Park, (812) 232-0147.

n Nightmare on Ash Street, $5, un-haunted walkthroughs for kids with free candy, 2 to 3 p.m. and haunted house, 7 to 11 p.m., 1443 Ash St.

n I’m Gonna Sing: A Tribute to the Life and Music of Sr. Sue Peitrus, free event, 3 p.m., Cecilian Auditorium, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College.

n Jonah fish fry presented by Pierson Township Lions Club, $7.50 adults, $4 children, 4 to 7:30 p.m., Community Building, Blackhawk.

n Sirens of the Nile, belly dance review, $8 in advance, $10 day of show, 7 to 9 p.m., Scottish Rites Building, 727 Ohio St., (812) 232-3245.

n Happy Days Are Here Again, 1930’s theme party for the Vigo County Historical Society, 7 to 10 p.m., Ohio Building, (812) 235-9717.

n 20th Anniversary Gala Celebration, presented by Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, Lambda Chapter, featuring food, drinks, silent auction and dancing, 7 to 10 p.m., Landsbaum Center, 1433 N. Sixth St.

n Halloween Bash, featuring costume contest, food, drinks and hayride, $1 or two can goods, 7 to 10 p.m., Old Prairie Creek Gym.

n Shadow Asylum haunted house, $7, 7 p.m. to midnight, 949 N. 10th St.

n A Haunting on Boston, $7, 7 p.m. to midnight, 1801 Boston Ave.

n Haunted Halloween Happenings, haunted train ride, weather permitting, runs 7:30 to 10:30 p.m., Deming Park, for tickets, (812) 232-0147.

n Hungarian Harvest Dance, $6 adults, $3 children ages 5 and older, 8 to 11 p.m., Hungarian Hall, 22nd and Linden St.

Oct. 18

Owen County

n Preservations home tour, tickets available 1 to 4 p.m., Cornerstone Hall, North Washington St., with homes open until 5 p.m., (812) 876-6017.

Parke County

n Covered Bridge Festival last day, activities, canal tours, hog roast and bean dinner, Montezuma, (765) 592-0829.

Vigo County

n Food drive, presented by Sacred Heart of Jesus, St. Benedict and St. Ann Churches, bags will be left on doors for non-perishable food donations and collected today.

n Vigo County CROP Hunger Walk, registration begins 1:30 p.m. First Congregational Church, 630 Ohio St., (812) 696-5056 or (812) 299-1898.

n Big Tree Hike, sponsored by TREES Inc., free event, 2 p.m., Dobbs Park, 5170 E. Poplar Drive, visit www.TREESinc.org for more information.

n Terre Haute Regional Hospital 30th anniversary open house/tours, 2 to 4 p.m., front lobby, 3901 S. Seventh St.

n Jam Session, $2, 3 p.m., Wabash Senior Activity Center, 300 S. Fifth St., (812) 232-3245.

n Nightmare on Ash Street, haunted house, $5, 7 to 11 p.m., 1443 Ash St.